School Details

Giese Elementary School

5120 Byrd Ave, Racine, WI 53406
(262) 664-8250
3

(out of 10)

Public Grades PK-5 393 students 13 students/teacher (WI avg is 15)

Test Scores by grade

41%
36%
49%
16%
23%
34%

Wisconsin Student Assessment System (WSAS)

In 2011-2012 Wisconsin used the Wisconsin Student Assessment System (WSAS), which includes the WKCE and WAA, to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 10 in math and reading, and in grades 4, 8 and 10 in language arts, science and social studies. The WSAS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Wisconsin. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.
  • This school in 2014
  • Racine Unified School District average
  • Wisconsin state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

66%
67%
75%
29%
39%
51%
8%
27%
36%
56%
67%
75%
87%
88%
91%

Wisconsin Student Assessment System (WSAS)

In 2011-2012 Wisconsin used the Wisconsin Student Assessment System (WSAS), which includes the WKCE and WAA, to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 10 in math and reading, and in grades 4, 8 and 10 in language arts, science and social studies. The WSAS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Wisconsin. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.
  • This school in 2014
  • Racine Unified School District average
  • Wisconsin state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

36%
32%
50%
28%
25%
33%

Wisconsin Student Assessment System (WSAS)

In 2011-2012 Wisconsin used the Wisconsin Student Assessment System (WSAS), which includes the WKCE and WAA, to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 10 in math and reading, and in grades 4, 8 and 10 in language arts, science and social studies. The WSAS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Wisconsin. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.
  • This school in 2014
  • Racine Unified School District average
  • Wisconsin state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Giese Elementary School is a public elementary school in Racine. The principal of Giese Elementary School is Richard Wytonick. 393 students attend Giese Elementary School and identify as Black, non-Hispanic; Multiracial; and White, non-Hispanic. 7% of the Giese Elementary School students have "limited English proficiency." 89% of the 393 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Giese Elementary School is 13:1. Johnson Elementary School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Band
  • Chorus
  • Drawing painting

Languages Taught

  • French
  • Italian
  • Spanish

Sports

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Field hockey
  • Football
  • Gymnastics
  • P.E. classes
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Track
  • Ultimate Frisbee
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Black, non-Hispanic 51% %
Multiracial 4% %
White, non-Hispanic 23% %
Hispanic 21% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.5% %
Asian 0.5% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 89% 59%
Limited English proficiency 7% 13%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (5 years ago)

    My sister goes to Giese. And she loves that school..she comes form school everyday with a happy face. The staff are great to both student and family.

  • (5 years ago)

    Giese school has been great to my 4 children. I would highly recommend Giese to anybody who wants their child to get a quality education.

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